A Guide to the Perfect Weekend in the Okanagan Valley
Something I cherish most about living in the Okanagan Valley is the sentiment of genuinely having everything. Sun-soaked summers, laid-back residential community vibes, a bounty of crisp, privately developed products of the soil, nearness to both sandy lakeshores and hilly climbing trails, and obviously, a thriving wine and microbrewery scene.
In any case, I've regularly observed the Okanagan to be ignored by voyagers either on their way to the drift or to the Rocky Mountains. Yet, with its reasonable lakes, mountain vistas, and unmistakable urban communities, for example, Kelowna, Penticton, and Vernon, this 200 km long valley is an incredible place to visit, regardless of whether just for a couple of brief days. That is the reason, in organization with Expedia.ca, I'm eager to impart this manual for you so you can begin arranging your one weekend from now escape to the Okanagan!
Mission Hill Winery
WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK
The Okanagan has such huge numbers of astonishing eateries, bars, wineries, bottling works, and bistros that any foodie will make sure to begin to look all starry eyed at the zone! My one major suggestion is to maintain a strategic distance from the chain eateries and stay with autonomous spots. There are a lot of family-run foundations that just utilize regular and crisp fixings which makes for a particular Okanagan feasting background! Here are a portion of my most loved culinary joints all through the valley:
Garden Bistro at The Chase Wines in Lake Country/Relax on the blustery porch of the most current winery in Lake Country and attempt their privately sourced Charcuterie Board and a glass of Pinot Noir (a standout amongst the best in the valley as I would like to think). Their menu may be little, yet it feels creative and new.
Terrible Tattoo Brewery in Penticton/Featuring a choice of "abnormal pizzas" (their words, not mine) which incorporate fixings like Okanagan organic product jams and privately made cheeses, Bad Tattoo Brewery is a pleasant alternative for an exceptional nibble to eat and drink. Their Dia de los Muertos Cerveza Negra dull ale and house-made root lager are champions on their beverage menu.
Tickleberry's in Okanagan Falls/When the sun's out in the Okanagan, there's no preferred place to go over Tickleberry's for a colossal scoop (or a few) of frozen yogurt on one of their custom made waffle cones. They have more than fifty flavors to browse, in addition to they additionally move house-made chocolates, fudge, and pot corn.
The Jammery in Lake Country/Just a couple of minutes north of the Kelowna Airport, taste the majority of the sweet abundance the Okanagan brings to the table at this huge stick creation office. In case you're touching base into Kelowna on an early morning flight, stop in first thing for breakfast or lunch at their on location eatery.
Porch Restaurant at Mission Hill Winery in West Kelowna/Worth reserving a spot and spending an extravagant night out on the picturesque patio sitting above Okanagan Lake where you'll appreciate nearby, maintainable, and regularly sourced sustenances. Makes for an extraordinary night out on the town or exceptional event!
Mission Hill Winery
The Marten Brewing Company in Vernon/Located in the North Okanagan, a drive to the Marten Brewing Company is altogether beneficial. Taste on one of their little group create lagers like the remarkably titled Cookie Monster Stout and appreciate the natural environment of the place - the genuine distillery is included in the focal point of their bar!
The Wild Scallion in Penticton/A totally vegetarian eatery that you don't should be veggie lover to appreciate! The Braised Shiitake Mushrooms are especially tasty and the Peanut Butter Chocolate Hazelnut Square is a chocolate blast of sweetness and surfaces. You'll leave here inclination fulfilled yet not excessively full.
At long last, for a fast bite keep in mind to look at the agriculturist's business sectors occurring all through the valley through spring until fall. You'll discover craftsman simmered espresso, new baked goods and breads from neighborhood pastry specialists, and brilliant and ready products of the soil. There are additionally a lot of stands moving carefully assembled merchandise and fine art. The Penticton, Kelowna, and Vernon markets are the biggest and most advantageous for a relaxed peruse.